Software Engineer at Capgemini

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Sponsored Degree Programme
£16,000 annually
Review Date:
June 2016

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1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:


I currently manage servers and observe clusters for any problems, as well as support other people within the line of work with any problems they face. No two days are the same.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?


I have learnt many new skills since starting the apprenticeship, all of which are very valuable for your career development. I feel as though I have learnt a varied range of technical and non technical skills which have allowed me to improve vastly.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I have not had a bad day on my apprenticeship yet. Everyone makes you feel welcomed and the work you are give is challenging but you are given lots of support in order to progress.

4. How valued do you feel by Capgemini?


Very valued, you don't just feel like a number. Since starting I have made lots of new connections that I will stay in contact with way into the future. The company treat you right.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


Very well structured, I had 12 weeks of training where I learnt lots of new skills to take into the world of work. I know how to progress within my apprenticeship showing that it is very well structured.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


Lots of support, I have a mentor who I meet with regularly as well as an assessor who helps with any problems with the work and is always happy to assist me when I am struggling.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


The employer is very helpful, I have been put on a number of training courses which has allowed me to gain lots of new skills and experience which I now use everyday.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


The salary for starting the apprenticeship is very good, as well as having a great expenses policy so when working away from home I am not losing any money.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


Yes, there are always competitions for designing new products and services as well as being able to help out with graduate and apprenticeship events to showcase the company.

9a. Would you recommend Capgemini to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

Great provider who are very willing to allow you to learn and improve as an individual. Lots of opportunities to progress upwards and the company want you to become more valuable by always providing more training so you are not just stuck doing the same thing. Lots of job rotation allows for lots of different experiences.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Capgemini? *

Be yourself, don't try to be someone you are not. The company are more than willing to help you as an individual to improve and if you show that you are willing to work hard there will always be a place for you at Capgemini.

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